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Equities Quantitative Analyst - Signals - VP/Director

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by Citi-US

New York, NY 10001
Professional/Technical Services
10 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Trading
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
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Seeking a Quantitative Analyst to work on signals research in Equities globally.

• Work alongside seasoned traders, quants, and software engineers to gather system and data requirements for signals research
• Design, build, test and deploy signals and trading models
• Utilize and enhance backtesting research tools
• Monitor signal performance post-deployment and work on improvements
• Develop research to production workflow to minimize time to market
• Analyze existing strategies to identify potential improvements
• Work on data normalization framework to consume reference and market data
• Create tools to automate research tasks


• Advanced degree in a hard science, Math, or Engineering
• Exceptional quantitative, mathematical and problem-solving skills
• Great communication skills and the ability to collaborate with others
• Ability to solve technical and/or quantitative problems under pressure
• Ability to express ideas mathematically and algorithmically
• Intellectually curious and self-motivated
• Track record of success in building trading models and medium/long-term signals
• Delivering on target and on time
• Familiarity with market structure in the developed equities markets highly desirable
• Strong programming skills (especially C++, python, UNIX tools)
• Familiarity with alternative data and their monetization desirable Equities Quantitative Analyst - Signals - VP/Director

Reference: 625757255